A package does not install in Windows, but it should
Daniel Díaz Casanueva
dhelta.diaz at gmail.com
Thu Jul 4 11:25:05 CEST 2013
Does that apply to "Aux.hs" files?
On Thu, Jul 4, 2013 at 3:20 AM, Gregory Collins <greg at gregorycollins.net>wrote:
> Windows doesn't allow files called "Aux" (it's a vestige of the DOS days).
> On Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 6:57 PM, Daniel Díaz Casanueva <
> dhelta.diaz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello everyone.
>> Firstly, my apologies if this is not the right place to report this
>> problem, but my guess is that is a cabal related problem.
>> I wrote a package and is now uploaded in Hackage . I do not have any
>> problems installing it (cabal install) in my usual computer (debian). I
>> tried other computer running windows, and it does not build reporting the
>> following error:
>> hatex-guide-184.108.40.206 failed while unpacking the package. The exception was:
>> user error (Invalid file name in tar archive:
>> I am using a custom script and this module here (Text.LaTeX.Guide.Aux) is
>> generated by the Setup.hs code.
>> Suspecting that it may fail in other computers as well, I have tried to
>> install it in yet another maching (ubuntu). It installed just fine.
>> Therefore, I am seeing different behaviors depending on the system, when
>> the library really does not use any platform specific feature. It should be
>> portable if I am not missing anything. Anyway, note that the error is
>> "while unpacking the package". Mysterious to me.
>> I would gladly look through the Cabal code and look in which step is the
>> error thrown, but I am not familiarized with the code of the library and it
>> may be a big task for such a simple (in appearance) error. However, I can
>> tell that I didn't try (yet).
>> Any help is appreciated.
>> Daniel Díaz.
>>  http://hackage.haskell.org/package/hatex-guide
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> Gregory Collins <greg at gregorycollins.net>
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